The Carol King Musical – The Story Behind A Legendary Songwriter

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Titled “Beautiful”, the acclaimed Carol King musical continues to enthral audiences in Brisbane, as it tells the story of one of the most popular and successful artistes in the history of pop music. Begun in July, the musical will continue its run at the QPAC (Queensland Performing Arts Centre) till 30th August. The venue is easily accessible and for those in search of a nearby Brisbane hotel, CBD properties the likes of iStay River City make ideal options.

The musical charts the inspiring journey of Carol King, from her schoolgirl days to the personal challenges faced, before rising to stardom. Amongst the songs she wrote and which are featured include I Feel The Earth Move, You’ve Got A Friend, Locomotion and One Fine Day. The main role is played by Esther Hannaford, while Josh Piterman plays Gerry Goffin, Carol King’s songwriting partner and husband.